New Zealand newcomer Lorde released her debut album Pure Heroine, in September 2013. It reached the top of the albums charts, and the lead single ‘Royals’ won two Grammy awards in 2014. Lorde is a performer with a style that’s both haunting and enticing, and she’s famous for her frankness and intelligence as she is for her unique and powerfully intriguing sound. Called the voice of her generation, Lorde’s achievements are all the more amazing because of her young age. Signed by Universal at the age of thirteen, she’s wowed the world with her vocal prowess and captivating stage presence, and her songs have won awards around the world – all by the age of seventeen.